Velon launches anti-trust proceedings against UCI

Velon, the marketing, media and technology company for pro-road cycling, has today (Tuesday) confirmed it has entered an anti-trust complaint to the European Commission against the International Cycling Union (UCI), claiming that the sport’s world governing body is impeding its business practices.

Velon said the complaint was lodged on September 20, adding it had the unanimous support of its shareholders. Velon is owned by 11 WorldTour teams: BORA-hansgrohe; CCC Team; Deceuninck Quick-Step; EF Education First; Lotto Soudal; Mitchelton-SCOTT; Team INEOS; Team Jumbo-Visma; Team Sunweb; Trek-Segafredo and UAE Team Emirates.

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